Much has been done to ensure greater predictability of the Russia-U.S. relations.
Bilateral cooperation include working jointly in the interest of international security and strategic stability, combatting international terrorism, facilitating there solution of regional conflicts, developing trade and economic ties and expanding people-to-people contacts.
Bilateral ties are maintained at an intensive level. Since 2009, the presidents of Russia and the U.S. have held 19 bilateral meetings, apart from their regular telephone conversations and letter exchanges. Heads of the foreign affairs agencies of the two countries continue their robust dialogue as well.